Courses & Units

Foundations of Child & Family Health CNA758

Launceston

Introduction

This unit examines the changing philosophies that have underpinned the practice of child and family health. The unit content will particularly focus on critical reflection, social constructions of motherhood, primary health care and strategies to promote the health of children and families in the community such as anticipatory guidance and the facilitation of group work with parents.

Summary

Unit name Foundations of Child & Family Health
Unit code CNA758
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
Discipline Nursing
Coordinator Ms Trudy Wynne
Available as student elective? No
Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the effective use of interpersonal skills and group work in child and family health.
  • Analyse strategies to promote the health of children, mothers and families in the community and the philosophical concepts underpinning these processes.
  • Discuss the experience of perinatal depression in terms of its associated vulnerability/risk factors, presentation, and impact on the family.
  • Critically reflect on the concept of motherhood as a social construction.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
060307 $498.00 $498.00 not applicable $2,615.00

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Teaching

AssessmentEssay (40%)|Essay (60%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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